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Past Events

  • Durand-Hedden 2024-2025 Season
    Durand-Hedden 2024-2025 Season
    Dates and times to come
    Locations TBD
    Dates and times to come
    Locations TBD
    We're closed for the summer but we're already planning a wonderful 2024-2025 season. Please join us!
  • Durand-Hedden's 2023-2024 programming season
    Durand-Hedden's 2023-2024 programming season
    2023-2024 season
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    2023-2024 season
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    Join Durand-Hedden for another wonderful season of lectures, workshops, and events in 2023-2024. See details and sign up at DurandHedden.org.
  • Juneteenth at Durand-Hedden
    Juneteenth at Durand-Hedden
    Sun, Jun 23
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Celebrate Juneteenth at this annual community event at Durand-Hedden.
  • All the Tea!
    All the Tea!
    Sun, May 19
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    May 19, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Join us for this unique event celebrating all things tea. The day's events will include a colonial-era tea, a Chinese tea demo and tasting, children's activities, and an exhibit on the history of tea.
  • Maplewood in the Ice Age
    Maplewood in the Ice Age
    Sun, Apr 14
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Apr 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Learn about the natural history of Maplewood.
  • CHS Accomplishing Artists Exhibit
    CHS Accomplishing Artists Exhibit
    Sun, Apr 14
    Durand-Hedden Carriage House
    Apr 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden Carriage House, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Join us in the Carriage House from 1 pm to 4 pm for a wonderful exhibit of work by Columbia High School's Accomplishing Artists.
  • Breaking Barriers in Government: Honoring Mila Jasey
    Breaking Barriers in Government: Honoring Mila Jasey
    Sun, Mar 03
    Maplewood
    Mar 03, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Maplewood, 60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    1 pm at the Woodland Parlor, 60 Woodland Rd., Maplewood. Reception at 3pm at Durand-Hedden.
  • Coming to Jersey: Black Families Share Their Stories
    Coming to Jersey: Black Families Share Their Stories
    Sun, Feb 11
    The Woodland Parlor and Durand-Hedden
    Feb 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Woodland Parlor and Durand-Hedden, 60 Woodland Road and 523 Ridgewood Road
    In honor of Black History Month, Black residents of SOMA will share stories about how their families came to New Jersey and to SOMA. Storytellers will tell their stories from 1 pm to 3 pm at The Woodland Parlor in Maplewood (60 Woodland Road). A reception will follow at Durand-Hedden House.
  • Open Hearth Kitchen Passes
    Open Hearth Kitchen Passes
    Sun, Jan 21
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Jan 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood
    Get a free pass to observe Open-Hearth Cooking at our colonial-era hearth here.
  • Home Arts Showcase
    Home Arts Showcase
    Sun, Jan 21
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Jan 21, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Join Durand-Hedden for demonstrations of various home arts including open-hearth cooking (passes required to access the kitchen), spinning, and knitting.
  • Celebrate the Holiday Season at Durand-Hedden!
    Celebrate the Holiday Season at Durand-Hedden!
    Sun, Dec 10
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Dec 10, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Make a holiday visit to Durand-Hedden to see gingerbread houses, visit 'Jolly Old St. Nick,' and shop our Country Store.
  • Gingerbread House Workshop
    Gingerbread House Workshop
    Sun, Nov 05
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Nov 05, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Sonya Selig and Lara Tomlin, multi-year winners of the Durand-Hedden Gingerbread House Contest, will conduct a workshop on creative approaches to making Gingerbread Houses. Please note that the Gingerbread House Workshop requires pre-registration and is very limited in seating.
  • Contemporary and Antique Pottery Exhibit
    Contemporary and Antique Pottery Exhibit
    Sun, Nov 05
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Nov 05, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    In conjunction with the SOMA Artists’ Studio Tour, the ceramists will return to continue making beautiful objects in ways unique to their talents.
  • SOMA Artist Studio Tour at Durand-Hedden Carriage House
    SOMA Artist Studio Tour at Durand-Hedden Carriage House
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Nov 05
    Durand-Hedden Carriage House
    Nov 05, 2023, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden Carriage House, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ
    Durand-Hedden is a featured location on the 20th annual SOMA Artist Studio Tour, featuring Aimee Mower Lally and Jennifer Evans Arbo.
  • Pottery Slam!
    Pottery Slam!
    Sun, Oct 08
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Oct 08, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    Three talented local ceramists will gather at Durand-Hedden for a day of pottery-making. Live music from Blue Plate Special.
  • Welcome autumn with Apple Cider-Making in Old Maplewood
    Welcome autumn with Apple Cider-Making in Old Maplewood
    Sun, Sep 10
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Sep 10, 2023, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    Join Durand-Hedden as we kick off the season on Sunday, September 10, from 1pm to 4pm with Apple Cider-Making in Old Maplewood.
  • Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
    Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom
    Sun, Jun 18
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Jun 18, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    Celebrated in conjunction with the SOMA Community Coalition on Race.
  • Exhibit: "Slavery in New Jersey: A Troubled History"
    Exhibit: "Slavery in New Jersey: A Troubled History"
    Sun, Jun 18
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden
    Jun 18, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Durand-Hedden House & Garden, 523 Ridgewood Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040, USA
    "Slavery in New Jersey: A Troubled History" provides historical context for Juneteenth and the history of enslaved people in New Jersey.
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